Returning Student Information


Updated Fall 2016

We hope you are getting excited about returning to CMC this semester.  This web page contains information which we hope will make your return to campus as smooth as possible.

RETURN DATES:  The arrival dates for returning students are Sunday, August 28, and Monday, August 29. Story House will be open for key distribution from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 28 and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday, August 29. See your Resident Assistant after Story House hours.

MAILING AND SHIPPING INFORMATION:  Please review the following information if you are shipping items to campus.  The Mailroom will not accept trunks and large items prior to August 14.  All shipping must be prepaid or the item will be returned.  Packages and large items received prior to your arrival will be held in the Mailroom at your own risk; the College does not assume responsibility for these items.  As a reminder, use the following address format:

First & Last Name - Box #
Story House - CMC
742 North Amherst
Claremont, CA 91711-6430

INSURANCE:  All students at CMC are required to have health insurance.  Please review and update your insurance information on your CMC Student Portal – Student Information section prior to August 30.   If you have questions regarding health insurance requirements, or the Claremont McKenna College Undergraduate Student Health Insurance Plan (USHIP) please contact Lyn Hughes via email at or by phone at 909-621-8114.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR:  For information about the academic calendar, click here.

PARKING & VEHICLE REGISTRATION:  For information about parking and vehicle registration, click here.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the Dean of Students office at 909-621-8114 or via email at